Monday, September 26, 2022
Helena Independent Record
The world since COVID-19 has been a strange one to navigate, especially for first-year college students who spent more than half their high school careers dealing with the disruption of the pandemic. Colleges could see a surge in students unprepared for the demands of college-level work, education experts say. Starting a step behind can raise the risk of dropping out. And that can hurt everything from a person's long-term earnings to the health of the country's workforce. To help address these concerns, Carroll College is focusing on student well-being, socialization and academic support.